The PQG is led by Daniel J. Jones. Daniel has extensive experience advising senior business executives and U.S. government officials. He spent more than a decade leading, managing, and participating in complex investigations for the U.S. Senate and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, including leading deployments and fact-finding missions to more than a dozen countries. As a staff member of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Daniel led, managed, and served as the chief investigator of several prominent inquiries, including the largest investigative review in U.S. Senate history, “The Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program” (aka, the “Senate Torture Report”). Based on more than 6.3 million pages of classified documents, the investigation was described by the Los Angeles Times as the “most extensive review of U.S. intelligence-gathering tactics in generations…”
Daniel has a Master in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Science from Elizabethtown College. He is a former Teach For America Corps Member, a fellow at Harvard’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, and a member of the Board of Advocates for Human Rights First.